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Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.
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Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. However, employees may be able to find reassurance in the automated risk level we have generated, which shows 9% chance of automation.
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What is the likelihood that Commercial Divers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?
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Sentiment over time (yearly)
The number of 'Commercial Divers' job openings is expected to rise 14.7% by 2032
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Commercial Divers' was $68,300, or $32 per hour
'Commercial Divers' were paid 47.5% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 3,860 people employed as 'Commercial Divers' within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 38 thousand people are employed as 'Commercial Divers'.
Work below surface of water, using surface-supplied air or scuba equipment to inspect, repair, remove, or install equipment and structures. May use a variety of power and hand tools, such as drills, sledgehammers, torches, and welding equipment. May conduct tests or experiments, rig explosives, or photograph structures or marine life.
SOC Code: 49-9092.00
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